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New York State's Mountain Heritage: Adirondack Attic, Vol. 3

By: Flynn, Andy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hungry Bear Publishing: 2006

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273828

ISBN: 097540072X

Condition: Near Fine


Association copy signed and inscribed to daughter of subject of chapter 48. First edition. 2006 Trade Paperback. Antiques and New York State history meld beautifully in this unique collection of colorful stories from the East's greatest wilderness, the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park. Artifacts from the Adirondack Museum's collections come alive in Andy Flynn's Adirondack Attic books with stories from the past that are written with the assistance of the museum's curatorial department in Blue Mountain Lake, New York. Volume 3 is a compilation of Andy Flynn's weekly syndicated newspaper column, t... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society: Publication Fund Series Volume VI [6]

By: Foreman, Edward R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1927

Seller ID: 2265310

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded, owner bookplate, ink name, and small tape remnant on front endpapers. 1927 Hard Cover. xiv, 412 pp. 8vo. Several illustrations. Includes articles on Charles Williamson, French loans during our Revolutionary War, the history of the Italians in Rochester from 1876 to 1926, Ellison Park, the abduction of William Morgan, Elisha Johnson, Nathaniel Gorham, etc. View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society: Publication Fund Series Volume II

By: Foreman, Edward R. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1923

Seller ID: 1854289

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 313 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8. Contents include: Sketch of the Life of Lewis H. Morgan with Personal Reminiscences; Memorial Tribute to Lewis Henry Morgan, etc. View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society: Publication Fund Series Vol. IX [9]

By: Foreman, Edward R. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society / Canfield & Tack, Inc.: 1930

Seller ID: 2265311

Condition: Very Good


Former Maine Historical Society library copy, their bookplate and 'withdrawn' stamp on front endpaper, call numbers on title page. No exterior markings. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, [3], 407, [1] pp. 9 3/8 x 6. Numerous illustrations. Contents include: Journal of Chevalier de Baugy; Reminiscences of the Great Flood by Mrs. Melissa M. Farrar; The Old Powder Mills by Major Wheeler C. Chase; Through Northern Waterways to Grecian Shores by Nellie Doty Butts, etc. View more info

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Centennial History of Rochester, New York: Four-Volume Set (Vol 1: Beginnings; Vol 2: Home Builders; Vol 3: Expansion; Vol 4: Jubilee)

By: Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.; Owen, Charles S.; Garvin, Margaret Root; Parker, Arthur C.; Olds, Nathaniel S.; White, W. Pierrepont; Motley, Maude; Sutherland, Arthur E.; Scrantom, Edwin; Whittlesey, Frederick A.; Sabin, Stewart B.; Stewart, Al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 2265035

Condition: Very Good


Harley School Library stamps on front endpaper of volume 2 with call number on spine, volume 4 lacks front free endpaper. 1931 Hard Cover. Essays and articles celebrating one hundred years of Rochester, New York, including contributions by various authors. The first three volumes include poems about Rochester, and the fourth the music for the Centennial Hymn composed for the occasion. Includes Vol 1: Beginnings, Vol 2: Home Builders, Vol 3: Expansion, and Vol 4: Jubilee. View more info

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Centennial History of Rochester, New York: Four-Volume Set (Vol 1: Beginnings; Vol 2: Home Builders; Vol 3: Expansion; Vol 4: Jubilee)

By: Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.; Owen, Charles S.; Garvin, Margaret Root; Parker, Arthur C.; Olds, Nathaniel S.; White, W. Pierrepont; Motley, Maude; Sutherland, Arthur E.; Scrantom, Edwin; Whittlesey, Frederick A.; Sabin, Stewart B.; Stewart, Al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 2275898

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed and soiled with minor discoloration to spine of volume 2. 1931 Hard Cover. Essays and articles celebrating one hundred years of Rochester, New York, including contributions by various authors. The first three volumes include poems about Rochester, and the fourth the music for the Centennial Hymn composed for the occasion. Includes Vol 1: Beginnings, Vol 2: Home Builders, Vol 3: Expansion, and Vol 4: Jubilee. View more info

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Centennial History of Rochester, New York: Four-Volume Set (Vol 1: Beginnings; Vol 2: Home Builders; Vol 3: Expansion; Vol 4: Jubilee)

By: Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.; Owen, Charles S.; Garvin, Margaret Root; Parker, Arthur C.; Olds, Nathaniel S.; White, W. Pierrepont; Motley, Maude; Sutherland, Arthur E.; Scrantom, Edwin; Whittlesey, Frederick A.; Sabin, Stewart B.; Stewart, Al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 2291067

Condition: Near Fine


1931 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. viii, [2], 403, [1]; viii, [2], 431, [1]; vi, [2], 419, [1]; viii, [2], 483, [3] pp. 8vo. Essays and articles celebrating one hundred years of Rochester, New York, including contributions by various authors. The first three volumes include poems about Rochester, and the fourth the music for the Centennial Hymn composed for the occasion. Includes Vol 1: Beginnings, Vol 2: Home Builders, Vol 3: Expansion, and Vol 4: Jubilee. View more info

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The Burning Ship and Other Legends

By: Forsyth, C. Benn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forsyth Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273816

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Inscribed, signed, and dated without attribution by author inside front wrapper ('Best wishes and fun reading. Benn Forsyth 1994'). iii, 115 pp. A collection of local legends all from the Webster, NY area. Fun reading for anyone from Monroe or Wayne Counties. View more info

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Fortune Magazine Volume XX [20], Number 1, July 1939

By: Fortune Magazine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Time, Incorporated: 1939

Seller ID: 2262768

Condition: Good


Two 1 inch tears to spine ends, corners rubbed, a couple light spine creases. 1939 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. 14 x 11 1/4. An early issue of the influential business magazine. A special issue focusing on New York City. Contents include: The People: The Melting Pot; Harlem; Upper Fifth Avenue; East Seventieth Street; The Metropolitanates; New York Publishers; They Govern Themselves: La Guardia's New York; Health and Hospitals; Nineteen Thousand Cops; They Earn a Living: A Baedeker of Business; $21,000,000,000 of Real Estate; Manhattan Hackie; X-Ray of... View more info

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Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg., in Three Volumes (New York Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga.) [New York at Gettysburg July 1-2-3-1863 Vols. 1, 2, & 3 / I, II, and III]

By: Fox, William F.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206977

Condition: Very Good


First edition. All maps included in pockets. Corners a bit rubbed, spines slightly faded, ink name, owner stamp, and sticker on front endpaper of each volume, front and end matter lightly foxed. These sets are often found in poor condition - this is a significantly better example than we generally see. 1900 Large Hardcover. Complete three volume set. 1462 pp., paginated continuously. Original blue-grey cloth, gilt titles, decorative emblem on front board of each volume. A detailed history of the involvement of New York State regiments in the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War, ... View more info

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A Retrospective Look at the Town of Penfield 1976-1989

By: Frank, Maude E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Heart of the Lakes: 1989

Seller ID: 2289179

Condition: Near Fine


History of Daniel Penfield laid in. An exceptional copy. 1989 Stapled Binding. A look at the town of Penfield, NY focusing on the mid 1970's through the late 1980's. View more info

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Views from on High: Fire Tower Trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills

By: Freeman, John P. & Haynes, Wesley H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adirondack Mountain Club, Inc.: 2001

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2293108

ISBN: 0935272968

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. 2001 Trade Paperback. 155, [5] pp. Threatened with destruction, these historical towers are being preserved through the efforts of volunteer organizations throughout the Adirondack and Catskill Parks. This guide describes 28 fire tower trails, how to get to each, the condition of the tower, and whether or not it's open to the public. Includes historical information and anecdotes, page maps, and current and archival photos. View more info

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Take Your Bike: Family Rides in the Rochester (NY) Area

By: Freeman, Rich; Freeman, Sue

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Footprint Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2196312

ISBN: 1930480024

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Over 300 miles of bicycle adventures. Fun and safe for the whole family.This guidebook is packed with maps and details for 42 bicycling trails in the Rochester, NY region. Learn where to park, how long you’ll be riding, amenities to find along the way, and the type and difficulty of terrain to expect.The trails range from easy, paved bike paths to more rugged mountain biking trails. Learn local history and discover new places to ride even if you’ve been a life-long resident. View more info

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Cobblestone Quest: Road Tours of New York's Historic Buildings

By: Freeman, Rich; Freeman, Sue

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Footprint Press Inc.: 2005

Seller ID: 2293044

ISBN: 1930480199

Condition: Near Fine


Two small ink spots on bottom page edge. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 207, [1] pp. 17 self-guided tours for observing the history and diversity of unique cobblestone buildings. Historical Secrets Revealed Learn why, during a mere 35-year span in the middle of the 19th century, approximately 700 cobblestone structures were erected within a 65-mile radius of Rochester, New York, and no where else. Many have endured the test of time and stand today as monuments to human ingenuity in using available resources. Learn about this creative building technique and ... View more info

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Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality, with Full Tables of Statistics

By: French, J.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: R. Pearsall Smith: 1860

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2268242

Condition: Good


Fifth edition. Lacks fold-out map. Spine faded and dried with 1 inch tear and minor loss from head, two ink gift notes, one modern and one late 19th century, on endpapers. 1860 Hard Cover. 739, [13] pp. 8vo. FULL TITLE: Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality, with Full Tables of Statistics. When it was completed in 1860, the Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State was a unique work. ... View more info

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The Seneca Army Depot: Fighting Wars from the New York Home Front

By: Gable, Walter; Zogg, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2013

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2293098

ISBN: 1609498208

Condition: Fine


2nd printing. 2013 Trade Paperback. 190, [2] pp. Even before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States began to prepare to enter World War II. When the army decided to build a depot in Seneca County in 1941, dozens of families were given only days to vacate the homes they loved and land they had farmed for generations. The depot provided vital jobs for residents, but it also continued to cause controversy even after it was established--all while providing critical support for the army through the Persian Gulf War. Since the base closed in 2000, the community has grappled with what to do wi... View more info

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Village of Webster: Where Life is Worth Living

By: Gaffney, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: George P. Burns:

Seller ID: 2274155

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed. Photographs and historical information about the village of Webster in western New York. View more info

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Edges of Books: Specimens of Edge Decoration from RIT Car Graphic Arts Collection

By: Galbraith, Steven K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press: 2012

Seller ID: 2274375

ISBN: 1933360690

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2012 Large Softcover. 66 pp. Edges of Books examines a familiar form from an unfamiliar perspective. When books are on display it is usually their spines, covers, text, or illustrations that are featured. These are the familiar parts of the books - the parts that modern readers have come to interact with the most.Edges of Books takes a different approach, uncovering a tradition that extends back centuries in which the edges of books were important sites for information and decoration. View more info

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Cure Cottages of Saranac Lake: Architecture and History of a Pioneer Health Resort

By: Gallos, Philip L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Historic Saranac Lake: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290059

ISBN: 0961515902

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly bumped with a couple very minor tears. 1985 Large Hardcover. xi, 186 pp. This book celebrates the cure porch and the compassionate community and triumph over disease that it represents and argues for the preservation of those unique buildings that remain, the cure cottages of Saranac Lake. View more info

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Winging 'Round the World

By: Gannett, Frank E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Gannett Newspapers, Rochester: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2130416

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly soiled, owner bookplate of Mrs. Fred C. Taylor inside front wrapper - possible connection to Taylor Aircraft, which was started by Clarence Gilbert Taylor in Rochester, NY (where this book was acquired). 1947 Trade Paperback. 81 pp. Several photographs. An account of Frank Gannett's flight around the globe, which took 13 days. From the preface: 'This booklet stems from a series of articles written originally for our newspapers. So many readers were kind enough to ask for reprints that this form was decided upon. It is the informal account of an amazing trip. My companions and ... View more info

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Sweet Waters: Stories of Lake Ontario

By: Gateley, Susan Peterson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whiskey Hill Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2197013

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Susan Peterson Gateley is a native upstate New Yorker, former teacher, and icthyoplankton taxonomist who single handed the wooden sloop Ariel around Lake Ontario in search of stories for boating and nature magazines for 17 years. In 1996 she acquired a different boat and partner and added Gateley to her name. Her articles about Lake Ontario have run in numerous local and national publications, and she has published five full length nonfiction books on sailing and ecology of the lake since 1995. View more info

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Ariadne's Death: Tales of Heroism and Tragedy on Lake Ontario

By: Gateley, Susan Peterson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Susan Peterson Gateley: 2006

Seller ID: 2199305

Condition: Very Good


Faint crease to front cover, pencil name on front endpaper. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 95 pp. From the tragic ends of several family owned cargo shooners of the nineteenth century to the improbable outcome of a fishing trip on Lake Ontario taken in 2002, Sailor/writer Peterson Gateley chronicles maritime disasters, acts of heroism, and some close calls on Lake Ontario. View more info

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Passages on Inland Waters

By: Gateley, Susan Peterson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Whiskey Hill Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2197777

ISBN: 0964614928

Condition: Fine


2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pages. Journey with the Jesuits, sail on a schooner during the great gale of 1880, take a night passage aboard the yacht Titania to a special small island, discover the last U.S.-Canadian lake commerce and explore North America's most famous canal with author-sailor Susan Peterson Gateley. Ice walking to save souls, a widow's wilderness flight, and weekly cement deliveries to America's oldest freshwater port are a few of the varied passages you'll find detailed in this work which also includes a selection of early nineteen... View more info

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Legends and Lore of Lake Ontario

By: Gateley, Susan Peterson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293102

ISBN: 1626190844

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2013 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 122, [6] pp. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Named by the Hurons, Ontario means Lake of Shining Waters. Beneath this gleaming surface, though, the easternmost of the Great Lakes hides enigmas from thousands of years of history. Ghosts linger on the surface, and monsters swim below, frightening sailors on the water. Smugglers used Lake Ontario during the War of 1812 and Prohibition and continue to do so today--Ontario's darkness providing the cover needed to elude law enforce... View more info

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Doggin' the Finger Lakes: The 50 Best Places to Hike with Your Dog

By: Gelbert, Doug

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cruden Bay Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293103

ISBN: 0979707439

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2007 Trade Paperback. 123, [3] pp. Have you ever considered how far you walk with your dog? If you walk just 20 minutes a day, you will have walked far enough in your dog's lifetime to cross the United States! With all that walking ahead for you and your dog, aren't you ready for a new place to take a hike? The Finger Lakes can be a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive you can be scaling mountains that leave your dog panting, exploring impossibly scenic gorges that will set tails to wagging or trotting along glacial lakes for hours. Dogg... View more info

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Up & Down the River: Art & Geography of the Genesee River

By: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts: 1977

Seller ID: 2268445

ISBN: 0892570342

Condition: Near Fine


Faintly toned along edges. 1977 Trade Paperback. 95, [1] pp. A collection of art & photography, all focused on the Genesee River area. View more info

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Good Enough for Grandpa

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1694553

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author on front endpaper. Additional ink gift note and owner blind stamp on front endpaper, jacket edge wear, jacket toned. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. 8vo. Those who read Smugtown, U.S.A. need not be told that Curt Gerling has a unique and hilarious style, and a gift for turning a phrase. Nor that the author is an uninhibited historian-reporter of the passing scene. In Good Enough for Grandpa Curt does it again. His latest assessment promises not only pages of laughs but also an excursion into nostalgia. The writer reveal... View more info

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Good Enough for Grandpa

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1854236

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few small chips from jacket edges, front jacket panel lightly stained. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. Those who read Smugtown, U.S.A. need not be told that Curt Gerling has a unique and hilarious style, and a gift for turning a phrase. Nor that the author is an uninhibited historian-reporter of the passing scene. In Good Enough for Grandpa Curt does it again. His latest assessment promises not only pages of laughs but also an excursion into nostalgia. The writer reveals some little-known facts about Rochester's gaudier eras and for t... View more info

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Good Enough for Grandpa: First Edition

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1855341

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal wear to jacket edges. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. Those who read Smugtown, U.S.A. need not be told that Curt Gerling has a unique and hilarious style, and a gift for turning a phrase. Nor that the author is an uninhibited historian-reporter of the passing scene. In Good Enough for Grandpa Curt does it again. His latest assessment promises not only pages of laughs but also an excursion into nostalgia. The writer reveals some little-known facts about Rochester's gaudier eras and for the enlightenment (and amusement) of the rea... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201858

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Association copy - signed & inscribed by Gerling to friends of his, with a postcard and a short typed letter to the same laid in, both referring to a shared interest in music. Very good in good jacket. A few jacket tears repaired with tape on reverse, jacket lightly toned, still nice under fresh mylar. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. View more info